Getting out the brown from DNA

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Thu Mar 16 11:15:39 EST 1995


In article <D5HqxD.K4y at crash.cts.com>, rcdana at crash.cts.com (Richard Dana) writes:
>How do I eliminate the brown color from plant DNA preps?
>
>I've tried phenol/chloroform and PVP additions to the buffer with no luck.
>
>Richard

Have you tried running it through an agarose gel? Works for humics, when
extracting DNA from soils and sediments. Adding PVPP helps, too.

Good Luck-

Gina







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